Students & Scholarships

Start your career with the best foundations.

If you’re a nursing student, you can probably become an ANA Student Subscribers for free.

Benefits include access to ANA’s Welcome to the Profession Kit, Student Community, advocacy engagement, ANA Career Center, ANA Scope and Standards and Code of Ethics resources. You'll also become a member of the Colorado Nurses Association until you graduate!

You’ll soon discover there’s even more available for ANA Student Subscribers, with benefits to support you throughout your nursing career.

Nursing students can become Student Subscribers for $10, that's 60% savings off the non-student subscriber rate. Members of National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) can become Student Subscribers for free.

Student Subscribers receive digital access to the following:

  • Full access to the digital Welcome to the Profession Kit
  • Student Nurse online community
  • Full ANA Position and Policy papers on important nursing issues
  • Members-only content on
  • ANA publications such as American Nurse TodayOJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing as well as ANA SmartBrief

Student Scholarships

Following is a partial list of scholarships available in Colorado for those currently in nursing looking to further their education and for those interested in entering nursing as a career.

CO Nurses Foundation (CNF); Friends of Nursing (FON); and the Sigma Theta Tau International Alpha Kappa Chapter at Large (STTI AKC@L) support nursing scholarships.

  • FON: Provides scholarships for baccalaureate and higher degrees in CO.  For more information please visit
  • The Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program (NELRP) is available for nurses working in Critical Shortage Facilities; the program is administered by the Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service (BCRS) within the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA).  The purpose of the program is to assist in the recruitment and retention of professional RNs dedicated to providing health care in facilities with a critical shortage of nurses.  For complete details on the program and to apply, please go to